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What Does the Mobile Option Include?

Published: June 2, 2014

Is your website optimized for mobile? Researchers believe that by 2015, the amount of people who use mobile devices to view websites will outnumber those who use desktop computers. Make sure that your practice's site is prepared. When you create a website using the Dr. Leonardo Sitebuilder, your site is automatically viewable on any mobile...  read more


Top 5 Most Useful iPad Apps for Physicians

Published: June 2, 2014

Given the rising popularity of the iPhone, iPad and other tablets among U.S. physicians, medical and health-related apps are becoming increasingly common and valuable. From apps that aid physicians in diagnosing conditions to apps that help run your medical practice, if you're ever in need of assistance, rest assured, there's definitely an app for that!...  read more


The Benefits of Having a Mobile-Friendly Site

Published: June 2, 2014

For medical professionals who are working toward increasing their online presence, making their website mobile-friendly is a great way to grow awareness of their practice and substantially increase their site's visibility. According to a recent Pew survey, 44 percent of patients look up their physicians online. Additionally, one in five patients uses online physician-rating sites....  read more


Why Your Medical Practice Needs a Full Mobile Site

Published: June 2, 2014

As millions of people are adopting smartphones and migrating to the mobile web, medical practices and hospitals are looking at their options for creating mobile websites. Having a mobile-friendly site offers multiple benefits the most important being that it makes it easy for mobile users to conveniently find your site! While the choices for a...  read more


Seniors' Internet Use Has Tripled Over the Last Four Years

Published: June 2, 2014

Do older adults make up a large portion of your medical or healthcare practice's patient base? Perhaps you've been reluctant to invest in an online marketing strategy because you think your patients seek information offline. Well, recent studies suggest you may want to reconsider! A 2013 Pew Internet report found that although online seniors are...  read more


What Is SEO?

Published: May 26, 2014

You may have heard the term SEO mentioned in discussions about websites and online presence, but are you not quite sure what it means? Whether you're looking to update the look of your healthcare practice's site or to increase your search engine ranking, you'd benefit from knowing more about this term. SEO is an acronym...  read more


3 Easy Ways to Convert Website Visitors to Patients

Published: May 26, 2014

The purpose of a medical website today is to get visitors to take action, right then and there. And, since studies show that you have as little as three seconds to grab the attention of a website visitor, you have to ask yourself this: How can I captivate my audience enough to take the first...  read more


Making the Change from a Paper Filing System to Electronic Records

Published: May 26, 2014

The number of medical providers who have switched to electronic medical records (EMR) is steadily on the rise, having tripled since 2010. This is due in part to the financial incentives that are a major aspect of recent healthcare reform acts. Practices that meet and demonstrate regulatory compliance receive financial incentives for the meaningful use...  read more


Most Mobile Users Search for Local Businesses

Published: May 26, 2014

A recent study found that most mobile users use search engines to track down information about local businesses. The findings highlight the need for practices to have a site that's optimized for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. The study looked at U.S. smartphone users ages 18 and older and analyzed their mobile search trends....  read more


HIPAA Compliance and Your Practice

Published: May 26, 2014

Making sure that your medical, healthcare or alternative practice meets HIPAA regulations can be challenging, especially with current health reform regulations. However, there are certain important points that will help your practice as you transition to electronic records. HIPAA (Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act) serves to ensure that patients' records are kept safe...  read more